Mets News & Notes

Gary Sheffield To The Disabled List?

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier this afternoon we posted the following on our site… Earth to Sheffield, earth to Sheffield, can you read me? You would think that with Beltran going on the DL, it would open up even more playing time for right fielder Gary Sheffield. Especially when you consider that he is now our active homerun leader, […]

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Ground Control, Is Sheffield Next, Who Stole The Good Tarp?

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Joel Pineiro aka The Beast That Swallowed New York was unbelievable last night.  The sinker-baller stymied the New York Mets, and induced 22 ground outs in a 3-0 shutout Tuesday night at Citi Field. It was his second shutout of the season, and he didn’t allow a runner past second base. The Mets didn’t even hit a […]

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Please, No More WBC for the Mets

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Going into the WBC, everyone knew that this tournament would end up hurting a teams chances to winning the world series. That team is the Mets.   The Mets led all major league teams by sending 15 players to the WBC.  Almost half of them have landed on the DL this season.  Coincidence? I don’t […]

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The Cardinals and Mets Rivalry

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

With all the injuries to the 2009 Mets reminding me of the 1987 Mets, and with the St. Louis Cardinals in town for a big four game series, it got me thinking about the great Met-Cardinals rivalry of the mid 1980′s. To borrow a line from Keith Hernandez “You kids out there who are new […]

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Jose Reyes Not Hurt After Car Accident

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to a tweet from Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, Jose Reyes and trainer Ray Ramirez were involved in a car accident. Jose Reyes and the Mets trainer were in a car accident on the Triboro Bridge today. Reyes was not injured. Reyes and Ray Ramirez were hit from behind by a fire truck. […]

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Mets Notes – Beltran To DL, Two Bullpen Moves, Bizarre Lineup

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

Here is a recap of all that has transpired this afternoon. To begin, Carlos Beltran was placed on the disabled list with a right knee injury that the Mets are calling a bone bruise. Beltran, had an MRI on his ailing knee this morning at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and the Mets expect […]

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Carlos Beltran Headed To DL

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin, The Mets placed center fielder Carlos Beltran on the 15-day disabled list today with a bone bruise on his right knee. The team called up Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo today, though he wasn’t expected to be there in time for tonight’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Martinez had been […]

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Mets Give Javier Valentin and Wily Mo Pena The Boot

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to several sources including Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, the Buffalo Bisons released outfielder/first baseman Wily Mo Pena and infielder Javier Valentin today. The Mets released two veterans, outfielder Wily Mo Pena and infielder Javier Valentin, from Triple-A Buffalo today while activating newly claimed left-handed reliever Arturo Lopez to the Bisons’ roster. Pena had […]

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DL Notes: Maine, Perez

An article by posted on June 21, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine will throw a rehab start this week, with the goal of returning next weekend. If Maine’s rehab start goes well, then he will take Tim Redding’s start on Saturday against the Yankees, with Redding moved to long relief. Our other injured starter, Oliver Perez will begin a rehab assignment Monday in Port St. […]

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Carlos Beltran To Have MRI On Ailing Knee

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, Carlos Beltran is hurting again from the bone bruise below his right knee and he plans to get an MRI soon to find out the extent of the damage. “I just want to make sure it’s not going to get worse,” Beltran told Newsday this afternoon. “If it can […]

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